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    Sale 12071

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    13 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1385

    Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)

    Nu féminin agenouillé en torsion

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    Auguste Rodin (1840-1917)
    Nu féminin agenouillé en torsion
    signed and numbered 'A. Rodin No 3/8' (on the top of the base); dated and inscribed '1984 © by MUSEE Rodin' (on the right side of the base); inscribed with foundry mark 'E. GODARD Fondr' (on the back of the base)
    bronze with dark brown patina
    Height: 23 ½ in. (59.7 cm.)
    Conceived circa 1882-1885; this bronze version cast in 1984


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    This work will be included in the forthcoming Auguste Rodin catalogue critique de l'oeuvre sculpté currently being prepared by the Comité Auguste Rodin at Galerie Brame et Lorenceau under the direction of Jérôme Le Blay under the archive number 2015-4743B.

    Provenance

    Musée Rodin, Paris.
    Bruton Gallery, Somerset (acquired from the above, September 1985).
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, circa 1985.


    Literature

    A. Le Normand-Romain, The Bronzes of Rodin, Catalogue of Works in the Musée Rodin, Paris, 2007, vol. II, pp. 554-555 (another cast illustrated).